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  • 4 presidents come together to pay tribute to Barbara Bush

    A touching photograph of several generations of presidents paying tribute to the late Barbara Bush is being warmly and widely circulated on social media. The remarkable photo features four former presidents – Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George H. W. Bush – along with first lady Melania Trump and former first ladies Michelle Obama, Laura Bush and Hillary Clinton. The photo, taken Saturday by Paul Morse, a former White House photographer for George W. Bush, was initially tweeted […]

  • 4 killed at Tennessee Waffle House as police search for semi-nude suspect

    Nashville police are asking residents to lock their doors and stay alert after a semi-nude gunman killed four people early Sunday at an area Waffle House. Police are also asking for the public’s help in finding suspect 29-year-old Travis Reinking of Morton, Illinois. Authorities said the gunman arrived in a vehicle registered to Reinking though he walked away from the restaurant, naked. “Keep your doors locked. Keep your eyes open,” said Metro Nashville police spokesman Don Aaron. “If you see […]

  • Hero customer ambushes Waffle House killer, wrests away his assault-style rifle

    As soon as he heard the gunshots, James Shaw Jr. bolted and hid in a restroom. But, he didn’t lose sight of the gunman. And, the moment the shooter paused, police said, Shaw decided to ambush him. The heroic act by the customer saved countless lives at a Nashville-area Waffle House, where a semi-nude gunman killed four people early Sunday morning. “He saw the gunman looking at his rifle. At that point, the shots had stopped,” said Metro Nashville police spokesman […]

  • California man fatally stabbed while dining with his daughter on his lap

    Anthony Mele was dining Wednesday at a steakhouse in Southern California with his daughter on his lap when a homeless man allegedly walked up to him and stabbed him in the neck. Jamal Jackson, 49, was arrested shortly after the attack in Ventura and has been charged with premeditated first-degree murder, said the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office. Mele died the next day, but his daughter was not injured. The two men did not know each other, said the Ventura […]

  • India seeks death penalty for child rapists

    India’s Cabinet has passed an executive order to make the rape of a girl under 12 punishable by the death penalty as national outrage grows over sexual violence in the country. The order — known as an ordinance — was approved Saturday at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to India’s Ministry of Women and Child Development. The change in the law will only become permanent once it is approved by India’s Parliament, which is currently […]

  • Barbara Bush’s funeral draws more than 1,000 mourners to honor her life

    More than 1,000 mourners gathered in Texas on Saturday to pay their respects and celebrate the life of Barbara Bush, the matriarch of a Republican political dynasty. Bush, only the second woman in US history to have had a husband and son elected President, died Tuesday at the age of 92 at her home in Houston. She had been battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure, and decided against seeking additional medical help earlier this week after a […]

  • “There’s a man standing there,” Woman lured by ‘creepy’ fake bathroom signs in Oregon park

    PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) — A woman says she was lured into the woods last weekend after following fake “outdoor bathroom” signs on the Leif Erikson Trail in Forest Park. She didn’t want to be named, but says she was startled by a man she encountered behind a tree in the area where she was looking for a restroom. “I step over a log and there’s a huge tree and there’s a man standing there,” she said. The woman said she […]

  • Man arrested after running over 21-month-old son, police say

    PHOENIX, AZ (KTVK/) — A man has been arrested after police say he ran over his child Thursday evening in Phoenix. Just before 6 p.m., Phoenix police responded to a call at a home near Interstate 17 and Northern Avenue after a 21-month-old child was struck by a vehicle. Police say that 49-year-old Richard Hamilton, the child’s father, was moving a truck on his property when he didn’t see Samuel Hamilton, his 21-month-old son, who had gotten near the truck. […]

  • Barbara Bush to be laid to rest Saturday

    The funeral of Barbara Bush, the matriarch of a Republican political dynasty, has begun in Texas, with family and friends gathering to pay their respects and celebrate the life of the former first lady. Bush, only the second woman in US history to have had a husband and son elected President, died Tuesday at the age of 92 at her home in Houston. She had been battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure, and decided against seeking additional […]

  • North Korean leader: We no longer need nuclear tests, state-run media reports

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the regime no longer needs nuclear tests or intercontinental ballistic missile tests, state-run KCNA reported Saturday. Kim said Saturday that “under the proven condition of complete nuclear weapons, we no longer need any nuclear tests, mid-range and intercontinental ballistic rocket tests, and that the nuclear test site in northern area has also completed its mission,” as quoted by KCNA. The announcement appears to signify a remarkable change in policy for the country that […]

  • Truck driver gets life sentence for role in death of 10 immigrants in Texas

    The driver of a tractor-trailer found in Texas last summer packed with dozens of undocumented immigrants, 10 of whom died, was sentenced Friday to life without parole in a federal prison. James Matthew Bradley Jr., 61, pleaded guilty in October to one count of conspiracy to transport aliens resulting in death and one count of transporting aliens resulting in death. “Smuggling illegal aliens into this country disregards both our laws and their safety,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions said. “This tragic […]